Hobbies Frugal Living Military Gift Ideas Gifts For Military Members Share PINTEREST Email Print Frugal Living Bargain Shopping Household Savings Do-It-Yourself Grocery Savings Food Savings Money Management Beauty & Health Care By Stewart Smith Stewart Smith Author, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Former Navy SEAL Officer US Naval Academy Stew Smith, CSCS, is a Veteran Navy SEAL Officer, freelance writer, and author with expertise in the U.S. military, military fitness, and its traditions. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 11/20/19 Gifts for a military graduate or retirement from family and friends who have never served can be a difficult decision for them. Whether for Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, or other special occasions, it can be challenging sometimes to choose that special gift to a military person. Here are a few gift ideas for the military person in your life no matter what the occasion. 01 of 17 Army Ring Your military member in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard will wear with one of these specially crafted United States Military rings with great pride. Available in 14K gold or sterling silver, with or without an oval stone. All services have rings they can purchase. 02 of 17 Flag Display Case Perfect for veterans, military retirees, those about to retire, and families of deceased veterans to display that special flag. 03 of 17 Assignment/Deployment Map This is always a fun piece for the military member's "I love me wall". A tastefully designed wall map which allows you to use lighted pins to display areas of the World where you have been assigned or deployed. 04 of 17 RangerUp Apparel Popular apparel and gear for military members and veterans can be found at Rangerup.com. RangerUp is veteran owned and operated and very popular on social media (Instagram, facebook, twitter) making entertaining videos on Youtube as well. They teamed up with Article15 Apparel and made a full-length military-zombie-themed movie, Range15. 05 of 17 Civilian Clothes Gift Card blog.medalsofamerica.com. http://blog.medalsofamerica.com If you are looking for an easy idea that will be immediately used by a retired military member or former military person, try money to be used for civilian clothes. A gift card to a local store that sells clothes that can be used by former military members who have to work at a civilian job, need to interview in a suit, or just some business casual clothes for a new life in the civilian world is priceless. 06 of 17 Framed Military Caricature Here's a military gift idea which is truly unique. Mail-in or upload a photo of your favorite military person, then describe the scene you wish (flying a military fighter, driving a tank, etc.), and this company will prepare a caricature of the photo and the scene you describe. 07 of 17 Service Branch Pocket Watch Distinctly designed with the official insignia of the United States Army, Air Force, USMC, or Navy on the lid and dial of the watch. This handsome watch displays both standard and 24-hour military time. Other features include sweep second hand, scratch-resistant glass, and mineral crystal quartz movement. You can even choose to have the watch back engraved with their military rank, full name, and years of service or a personal message. 08 of 17 Military Challenge Coin Display Case Military members collect coins. Displaying them is great for a home office. This beautifully handcrafted display case for military challenge coins is constructed out of solid mahogany with no laminates, veneers, or particle boards. The case holds up to 32 coins in four rows and provides a front and back view of all of the coins. Designed to place on a shelf or table. 09 of 17 Personalized Military Address Labels Embossed with the official insignia of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. You can specify up to 4 lines, with a limit 26 characters and spaces per line. Set includes 144 sheeted address labels. 10 of 17 Personalized Military Coffee Mug Coffee Mugs for Military. You cannot go wrong with a coffee mug as the US Military runs on coffee. These coffee mugs are 11-oz, ceramic, and dishwasher/microwave safe. Sports the official insignia of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. You can even have the mug customized with the member's name. 11 of 17 Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Garmin. Military members are on-the-go -- a lot! Keep your favorite military member from ever getting lost again with this large selection of GPS devices. Available in hand-held and watches! 12 of 17 Military Travel Guides The perfect guides for military members, military retirees, and military family members who love to travel and stay, visit or shop on military bases. Titles include Pocket Military Travel Guide, Military Space-A Air Travel Guide, Military Travel Guide U.S.A, Military RV, Camping and Outdoor Recreation Around the World, European Military Travel Guide, and more. 13 of 17 Gold Military Money Clip Have a lot of money in your bank account and wish to share some of it with a treasured military member? These solid 14K white or yellow gold money clips are rather pricey but make an elegant gift. Embossed with the official insignia of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. Make sure you clip a few $100 bills before presentation to make the perfect gift. 14 of 17 Linkswalker Military Golf Gift Set Great gift for the military golfer. These premium knit, military emblazoned golf towel, gloves, ball, keychain gift sets include three matching golf balls and spring action divot tool. Available for Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. 15 of 17 Military Coaster Sets These top-quality coasters are made of brass plated solid die-cast steel. Each coaster weighs 1/4 lb - with a leather insert and felt on the bottom. Sold in sets of four with your choice of soft brass and enameled Military inset (Army, Air Force, Navy or Marine Corps) with a genuine walnut holder. 16 of 17 Military Christmas Ornaments These attractive military glass ornaments feature the emblem and name of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. The ornaments measure 3-1/4" in diameter and arrive in a lovely presentation box. You can request hand-painting of any name, up to 10 characters. 17 of 17 Military Wooden Signs These handsome hand-crafted wall hangings look great in any room. Each sign is skillfully crafted with the look of a weathered antique with unique 3-D aged hardware. Sign measures 23-1/2"Wx17-1/2"Hx1-1/4"D. Ready to hang with included mounting wire. Available for the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.